Intrusion Prevention

ClamAV.CLI.Check.JPEG.Exploit.Function.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability in ClamAV software.
The vulnerability is caused by an error in cli_check_jpeg_exploit() function to handle crafted JPEG file. This could could allow remote attacker to cause denial of service (DoS) attack via maliciously crafted JPEG file.

Affected Products

clamav 0.94.2 and prior

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the web site:
http://www.clamav.net

CVE References

CVE-2008-5314